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The Federated States of Micronesia are Kosrae, Pohnpei, Chuuk, and
Yap. The 607 islands are situated in the middle of the Pacific, just north of the Equator.
Chuuk, Kosrae, Map of The Pacific Islands, Micronesia
Information, Pohnpei, Yap.
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The capital of the Federated States of Micronesia, Palikir, is located
Weather in The Pacific:
Local weather forecasts for destinations around the Pacific region.
Pohnpei has some of the most diverse scenery among the islands of
Due to the high rainfall, you can find rushing rivers, tranquil fresh
water pools, and even spectacular waterfalls.
A Tour of Pohnpei:
Mark Haun's images, descriptions, and sounds gathered while spending a year as a student
missionary, teaching high school, at the Pohnpei Seventh-day Adventist School.
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Moen Island, in Chuuk, is the largest community in the Federated
States of Micronesia.
The main island of Weno (formerly Moen) is the capital and commercial
centre of Chuuk.
With so many wrecks so close together, Chuuk is a diver's paradise.
Listing of hotels in Chuck. Lacks photographs and descriptions, so it's a matter of
picking a name you like.
132 foot live-aboard vessel based in Weno, Chuuk. The Odyssey boasts nine comfortable,
fully carpeted staterooms with private air conditioning controls, windows or large
portholes and private toilet, shower and sink.
Truk Blue Lagoon Resort:
The hotel's low two story design of 54 modern, spacious, air conditioned rooms blends
perfectly with the island's tropical and serene atmosphere.
On February 17th and 18th 1944, the U.S. navy launched a devastating air attack on the
Japanese Imperial Fleet, situated inside the sheltered waters of Truk Lagoon. Divers can
explore the wrecks in safe, easy diving conditions.
Chuuk, with its vast, shallow, beautiful lagoon is a Mecca for wreck divers. A major
shipwreck site from WWII, Truk Lagoon is unquestionably the world's best shipwreck diving
Yap has lost nothing as the modern world passes it by.
Micronesia's most reserved and traditional lifestyle is unspoilt
Accommodation in Yap
Manta Ray Hotel:
As Yap is world famous for it's large population of manta rays, the motif of the entire
hotel is marine life. Each room bears a fish name, and is decorated accordingly, with
photographs and paintings of that fish; right down to the hand carved key.
The Pathways Hotel:
Situated on a hillside overlooking a bay below in a tropical garden setting, this
family-owned and operated eco resort offers nine individual cottages interconnected by
wooden walkways and swing bridges.
Yap Pacific Dive Resort:
This intimate retreat of 20 rooms and two Grand Suites is styled in unique 1880's
Victorian architecture, offering all the amenities of a 5-Star Hotel.
Kosrae is a fairly quiet island, ten miles by six, of peaceful
villages and a traditional lifestyle.
Near Tafunsak Village, in the north of the island, Kosrae
International Airport handles direct 737 flights to and from Honolulu and Guam, with
connections through Majuro and Pohnpei.
16 room complex in tropical gardens, with the only swimming pool on the island, a full
restaurant and bar facilities. All rooms are air-conditioned with 2 double beds, mini bar,
and daily room service.
A dive and Eco-adventure resort with traditional Micronesian bungalows under the shade of
mangrove, pandanus and coconut trees at the ocean's edge. Strategically placed torches
provide night lighting along the paths.
Banking in Micronesia:
Locally owned and FDIC insured, the Bank of the Federated States of Micronesia has
branches in Pohnpei, Yap, Kosrae and Chuuk.
Home page of the National Government of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), its
departments, and overseas missions.
General information about the islands.
Official homepage of the Federated States of Micronesia Visitors Board.
Micronesia Travel Guides - Pacific
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